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Fig. 1 | Biological Procedures Online

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From: Cell Counting and Viability Assessment of 2D and 3D Cell Cultures: Expected Reliability of the Trypan Blue Assay

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Haemocytometer grid containing cells stained with TB. a Picture of a Kova glasstic slide with grids (Hycor Biomedical Inc.). Each slide contains 10 counting chambers. b Schematic representation of the grid of a counting chamber. c Cells in brightfield are characterized by very low contrast. This magnified real-world detail shows some living and dead cells. In particular: a and b show the typical appearance of a living and a dead cell (stained with TB), respectively

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